- MD, CFP®
Joel is a Wealth Advisor and works with physicians to help grow, manage and protect their wealth. Joel’s 22 years of working as a financial advisor is informed by the perspective of his decade-long practice in internal medicine with HealthPartners in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He earned his MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Minnesota. As a result, Joel understands the financial and personal stress that medical professionals experience and the demands put on their time. Joel has advised hundreds of physicians on every aspect of their financial lives managing their investments for long-term financial security, evaluating insurance needs, coordinating estate planning and retirement asset management, and planning to finance college for children and grandchildren and frequently presents workshops on financial planning topics and has spoken before the Minnesota Medical Association and the American College of Physicians. The New York Times, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Forbes.com and Wall Street Journal.com have profiled Joel and he is a frequent contributor to Medscape, Minnesota Medicine, and Medical Economics magazines,
What are the 3 words that people use to describe you?
"Conscientious, Intelligent, Adept"
When you are not in the office, what are you most passionate about?
"My family. I have been married for 31 years to Dr. Carol Grabowski who practices both Radiation Oncology and Hospice/Palliative Care Medicine. We have three sons – Jacob, who works in Washington, DC and also pursuing a Master’s in Security Policy Studies at George Washington University; Sam, who will be enrolling in the Master’s of Science in Health Services Research, Policy and Administration program at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health; and Zach, a rising sophomore at Northeastern University. Joel enjoys keeping up with the financial planning literature and reading both fiction and non-fiction. Carol and Joel are avid Gopher Men’s Hockey fans as well as Minnesota Lynx fans."